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People Share The Dumbest Reason They Have A Scar

Every scar has a story behind it. Luckily for us, people often get injured while doing stupid things, and stories of human error make for good comedy eventually. Honestly, there are so many stories from people who injure themselves in a stupid way. Whether it's from jamming your hands into a toaster oven or getting surprised by a bee, there's no end to stories behind people's scars.

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Boss Requires Staff to Wear Heels All Day, Bartender Proves Extreme Point

Oppressive work dress codes suck and are dumb. We've had jobs where we have to cover up tattoos, since apparently seeing some ink on a wrist would make an old lady crap her pants in terror. People try to work their way around them, like this guy who battled his work tie policy by buying excessively ugly ties. But when your required work attire is something that is uncomfortable, painful, and actively makes your job harder, then it's time to make a statement. This woman went hard.

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Foreboding Signs That Are Scarier Than They Have To Be

The warning signs here are doing a great job. Like if you find yourself about to swim and then notice a little ol' ENORMOUS SIGN in all caps that says "THIS RIVER IS CONTAMINATED WITH FECAL BACTERIA" you may find yourself a little dissuaded from jumping in. So good job, terrifying signs of the world. Some of these signs don't even know they're scary, sinister or weird, but that doesn't make them not have a threatening aura.

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25 Cool Tattoos That Turned Scars Into Art

Got an unsightly surgery scar that you wanna jazz up? Bam! Fishbone! We've seen our fair share of really not great tattoos. Bad tattoos are a dime a dozen. But these are flippin' cool. Here are a bunch of clever ways people used tattoos to cover up and repurpose scars and birthmarks into cool looking artwork.

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25 People Share The Dumbest Way They Hurt Themselves

We put so much effort into not getting played that sometimes we play ourselves. We're just glad we've never taken it as far as these folks did, like throwing darts into themselves and incapacitating themselves with pizza rolls. People injure themselves in stupid ways all the time. Some ways are just more entertaining than others.

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A malfunctioning wave machine sent people into utter chaos when it somehow ended up generating a "tsunami wave." Reports indicate that at least 44 people were injured. We hope everyone's off to a speedy recovery and that this never happens again. Looks absolutely terrifying. 

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19 People's Dumbest Injuries That They Lied About to Save Face

It's one thing to tell your boss you strained your back while lifting something heavy, but it's another to fully explain that you were trying to throw a bowling ball through a second story window "for the glory." Here are people whose injuries were so dumb they just couldn't tell people the truth. Here are more people sharing the dumbest injuries they've ever had.

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19 Regretful People Share What Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

In the heat of the moment, you might think it's a good idea to ride a shopping cart down a hill or see if you can catch a hammer thrown by your friend. Usually we realize after the fact, especially if these brilliant ideas go wrong, that maybe it wasn't so smart to do in the first place. In a similar vein, here are people sharing some of the dumbest injuries they've ever had.

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Medical Staff Share Their Stories And Emotional Rollercoaster Ensues

We're not crying, YOU'RE crying! Twitter users shared their medical stories in one tweet and a wild, emotional rollercoaster ensued. Ain't life a beautiful mess. 

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15 Wicked Fails That Took a Toll

Ready for some classic fails? Like, really though? These aren't child's play. These are people disastrously biking down stairs, screwing up dives and flipping trucks down ravines. Alright, here's your medicine. If you want to see some outrageous stuff, here are close calls where people escaped ruin by moments.

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15 Brutal Fails That Left a Mark

These aren't your run-of-the-mill cringes and everyday shenanigans. These are botched backflips and full speed upside-down bicycle faceplants that make you go "oooooh." So put on your helmet and get ready for some classic fails. For more people doing stupid stuff, here are some utter morons who ought to have their own Darwin awards.

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24 Medical Professionals Share the Most WTF Things Patients Denied

Doctors, nurses and technicians see some wild crap every day. It's not just all the injuries, it's the stupid things people are too embarrassed to mention. In case you were wondering, it's a bad idea to lie to a doctor. For more, here are some times medical professionals saw right through lying patients.

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25 Pieces Of Wrong Common Sense That Are Actually Fails Waiting To Happen

Just cause it feels right, doesn't mean it is. Let full certainty be your guiding light. Cause some of these "wrong" common sense items might seem right on the surface. 

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Incredibly Lucky Dude Survives Insane Crash with Just Scratches

After a crazy freak accident, this man was able to pull himself out of his destroyed car and walk away. Holy crap that thing is wrecked. And holy crap is he lucky to be alive. If you wanna see more unlikely and mostly uplifting coincidences, then check these out.

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35 Hilarious Things People Said Under Anesthesia

When you're not in your right mind and on incredibly powerful drugs, there's no knowing what you're gonna say. You might confess your love to a nurse, imagine you're in a spaceship, or just freak the hell out. What might be awkward or scary then usually turns into a pretty good story. Here are more crazy things people said under anesthesia.

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The Heartbreaking Odds of 20 Different Things Happening to You

Get ready to give up your dreams of stardom and take up new dreams of being assaulted by a toilet! Here are some surprising, and somewhat disappointing numbers on the likelihood of something happening to you. Sure, you can increase or decrease your odds by taking acting classes or getting drunk on the toilet more, but these are your ballpark numbers. Check this out for a list of incredibly unlikely things that actually happened,

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